Jang executive director kidnapped by gunmen in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Gunmen have kidnapped Jang Executive Director Abid Abdullah in Peshawar, a senior police official said Thursday.

Mushtaq Khan said that Abdullah, who arrived in Peshawar from Islamabad on Tuesday, was seized as he left for a hotel after visiting the local printer for Jang.

Khan says Abdullah’s driver told police that unidentified gunmen intercepted their car late in the evening and moved Abdullah into another vehicle, and sped away.

The motive behind the kidnapping was not clear.

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